The world’s top tennis players and chefs are set to serve-up the US Open’s hottest pre-tournament action at the 10th Annual BNP PARIBAS TASTE OF TENNIS.
This year’s lineup includes tennis superstars Andy Roddick, Lleyton Hewitt, Tommy Haas, Billie Jean King and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who will cook-up culinary aces alongside TV personality and celebrity chef Bethenny Frankel, Carla Hall and Ariane Duarte from Bravo’s “Top Chef,” and Gotham Bar and Grill’s Alfred Portale.
The star-studded charity event, produced by AYS Sports Marketing and benefiting the Food Bank For New York City, is set for Thursday, August 27th, 7-10pm at the W New York. ESPN personality Hannah Storm will serve as emcee for the evening. For more information and tickets call 877-282-7100 or visit www.bnpparibastasteoftennis.com.
One of summer’s most anticipated New York nighttime events, BNP PARIBAS TASTE OF TENNIS gives guests the chance to mingle with their favorite tennis stars and chefs while sampling an eclectic mix of specially-designed dishes that earn rave reviews each year.
This year’s BNP PARIBAS TASTE OF TENNIS benefits the FOOD BANK FOR NEW YORK CITY, which provides 68 million pounds of food annually to more than 1,000 emergency and community food programs — including soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, low-income daycare centers, kids cafes and senior, youth, rehabilitation and outreach centers — throughout the five boroughs of New York City. The Food Bank helps provide 250,000 free meals a day for New Yorkers who otherwise would go hungry or not eat enough, who are largely comprised of women and children, the elderly, people with disabilities and the working poor.